Today is Hijri new year 1441. Most of the Islamic countries are celebrating the new year of Islamic Calendar. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced that Saturday, August 31 will be the first day of Muḥarram.
All other Muslim countries are also celebrating the day. The Government of Muslim countries has declared the official holiday on the Islamic New Year 2019.
The occasion marks 1,441 years since the migration of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and his companions from Makkah to Madinah, Islam’s holiest cities in Saudi Arabia.